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CCTV released after shop worker claims she was spat at when she refused entry

Posted on - 24th April, 2020 - 1:29pm | Author - | Posted in - Crime, Lancashire Police, Plungington, Preston News, Uncategorized
The shop assistant claims she was spat at when she refused entry to the shop

A shop worker says she was spat at when she refused a woman entry to the shop.

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Spar Lawrence Hunt, in Plungington Road, released CCTV footage of the incident which happened at the door of the shop at around 6:45pm on Thursday April 23.

In a Tweet to Lancashire Police, they said: “Trying to restrict numbers in our Plungington Road store, a group of individuals gathered drinking (not purchased from us) were denied access, the second lady spat in our supervisors face – @LancsPolice what would have happened if a police officer was spat at? – we need support.”

The police responded: “It doesn’t matter who is spat at. It’s disgraceful,” and asked the shop to file a report.

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Lancashire Police are now investigating the incident and have asked anyone who can help to call 101 quoting log number 1213 of April 23.

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